OUR CORE VALUES
GOD IS GOOD
Jesus perfectly reveals the nature of God as a good Father. God is good regardless of our circumstances. God is generous, and as we remember and retell what He has done, He’s able and eager to do it again.
SALVATION CREATES A VICTORIOUS IDENTITY
We are new creations, not merely “sinners saved by grace,” but saints who have been given His righteousness. We are adopted as royalty into God’s family.
God scandalously loves His “lost” creation and extends grace, empowering believers to love Him and others at a higher standard than the law. Deeply experiencing grace enables us to walk out of shame and into righteousness.
VALUE GOD’S PRESENCE
Our first ministry is to God. As a lifestyle, we focus on Him while we minister and attempt to say what God is saying and do what He is doing.
CREATING HEALTHY FAMILY
We are adopted into God’s family, so we intentionally create family and community wherever we go. We think like healthy family members by doing what’s best for the whole environment, submitting to one another, and living selflessly.
GOD’S WORD TRANSFORMS
When we encounter God in the Word, faith is released into our lives. As we study Scripture, it empowers us to learn who God is, who we are and how He wants us to live.
GOD IS STILL SPEAKING
Jesus said that His sheep would know His voice and that the Holy Spirit would teach us all things. It’s natural for God to communicate with His family and important for us to listen, learn His language, and test what we are hearing with Scripture.
Jesus promised signs would follow believers and that they would do even greater works than He. Nothing is impossible with God, so no person or situation is beyond His ability to bring complete restoration.
HIS KINGDOM IS ADVANCING
Every believer is in full-time ministry because God is advancing His Kingdom, not just building His Church. Our work and effort, whether big or small, inside or outside the church, is sacred and valuable to God.
FREE AND RESPONSIBLE
Christ died to set us free from the law of sin, death, fear, and shame. Freedom is very personal, but not self-centered. We have been given freedom to serve one another in love.
HONOR AFFIRMS VALUE
Honor recognizes and affirms how valuable and powerful other people are because they are made in His image.
HOPE IN A GLORIOUS CHURCH
We believe the Church will successfully fulfill Christ’s great commission to make disciples of all nations, which means the nations will be transformed.
GENEROUS LIKE MY FATHER
God is extravagantly generous. The thread of this generosity is woven throughout His creation, covenants, provision, the person of Jesus, and the Kingdom, as He consistently models that it is more blessed to give than to receive. God has blessed us in every way so that we can be generous in every way to advance the Gospel. Our generosity is a response to, and reflection of, Him.
LIFE School is considered a BSSM satellite school and has therefore adopted much of their core values as our own.